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Comets, portents, and astrology in late medieval Wales

Mark Williams

in Fiery Shapes: Celestial Portents and Astrology in Ireland and Wales 700–1700

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199571840
eISBN:
9780191594434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571840.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Mythology and Folklore

The chapter demonstrates that there were close links between the scribes of some late medieval Welsh medico-astrological manuscripts and the professional poets, and examines astrological themes in ... More


Welsh Bardic Miscellanies

Dafydd Johnston

in Insular Books: Vernacular manuscript miscellanies in late medieval Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265833
eISBN:
9780191771996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265833.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses miscellanies of Welsh-language poetry, focusing on six 15th-century manuscripts from the National Library of Wales, Peniarth collection, MSS 51, 54, 55, 57, 60, and 67, all of ... More


The Yorkist Era, 1461–1483

Glanmor Williams

in Renewal and Reformation: Wales c.1415-1642

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192852779
eISBN:
9780191670558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192852779.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Edward IV was faced by overriding responsibilities. All these obligations had their relevance for Wales. So pressing were the needs of Wales that it even looked at first as if Edward IV himself ... More


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